Braniff International Airways

Braniff International Airways was an American airline that operated from 1930 until 1982, primarily in the midwestern and southwestern United States, South America, Panama, and, in its later years, Asia and Europe. The airline ceased operations on May 12, 1982, due to factors including escalating fuel prices, aggressive and unsustainable expansion, and fierce competition following changes that resulted from the Airline Deregulation Act of 1978.

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